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'Green News Report' - July 28, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.27.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Science sl...

'Green News Report' - July 26, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Despite wh...

Equal Exchange: Worker-Owned Fair Trade Food Company

Joan Brunwasser | Posted 09.15.2011 | Business
Joan Brunwasser

My guest today is Daniel Steinberg, Community Brand Builder at Equal Exchange. Welcome to OpEdNews, Daniel. Can you tell our readers a bit about Equa...

'Green News Report' - July 21, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.20.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Deadly hea...

'Green News Report' - July 19, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.18.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Another re...

Business Must Lead From the "Mud" to Bring About Big Change

Judith Samuelson | Posted 08.27.2011 | Green
Judith Samuelson

I saw a remarkable new play this weekend based on a real event and a divisive subject matter. In 1920, Harvard convened a "secret court" to dislodge ...

Business Unusual: Living Economies

Andrea Learned | Posted 08.21.2011 | Business
Andrea Learned

"Living Economies." Though the phrase is a mouthful, a lot more businesses, and businesspeople, should be seeing themselves as part of them. Perhaps...

Alex Wagner

Department Of Energy Makes $150M Bet On Solar Tech

HuffingtonPost.com | Alex Wagner | Posted 09.25.2011 | Business

On Friday, Secretary of Energy Stephen Chu announced a "game changing" development in solar energy. A company called 1366 Technologies, headquartered...

Can Green Design Be Dumb?

Ben Uyeda | Posted 06.26.2011 | Arts
Ben Uyeda

Can green design be dumb design? The answer is sometimes, and that's not necessarily a bad thing. If our most creative people were only trying ration...

You've Got... Tom Szaky, TerraCycle

The | Posted 08.17.2011 | Small Business

Tom Szaky, a member of the AOL Small Business Board of Directors, dropped out of Princeton to start TerraCycle, an eco-friendly company that literally...

Green News Report: April 21, 2011 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.21.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: It's hard t...

Green News Report: April 19, 2011 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.19.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Big victory...

Green News Report: April 14, 2011 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.14.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: California ...

Green News Report: April 12, 2011 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.12.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: One month a...

Urbanism Chasing Utopia

Charles R. Wolfe | Posted 06.11.2011 | Green
Charles R. Wolfe

Generally speaking, the description of any Utopia that involves many details is apt to be an unconvincing way to present a principle which can be appl...

Sustainability's Faustian Dilemma

Ron Ashkenas | Posted 06.07.2011 | Green
Ron Ashkenas

The idea of sustainability -- which should be a perfectly sensible notion -- is often viewed as requiring a trade-off: In order to improve the environment, we'll have to sacrifice something.

Green News Report: April 7, 2011 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.07.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: More U.S. C...

Green News Report: April 5, 2011 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.05.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Breaking: '...

Updating "Make No Little Plans": Urbanism, Social Network-Style

Charles R. Wolfe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Charles R. Wolfe

Surely every self-styled urban visionary, and quotation-centric student of prose, knows the magic words attributed to monumental, "city beautiful" Chi...

Easing Sustainability "In-" and "Out-Group" Conflict

Andrea Learned | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrea Learned

What if a sustainability-minded person is in the in-group, and a less convinced citizen/consumer is in the out-group? It can seem that ne'er the twain shall meet. What could they possibly have in common?

Are Designers Neglecting Climate Change in Favor of Holistic Sustainability?

Ben Uyeda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ben Uyeda

Is pursuing holistic considerations of sustainability compromising the speed at which the design community addresses carbon emissions and climate change?

Toddler Chic, Environmentally Sound

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

You never know where your interests will lead you--just ask Kyle Smitley, founder of Barley and Birch, makers of "unabashedly organic, planet-saving c...

Red Tape: A Solar Play in One Long, Expensive Act

Peter Hanlon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Peter Hanlon

Customers who want to install small-scale, distributed generation like solar panels and wind turbines are confronted with a maze of complex, expensive and lengthy local permitting requirements.

Where It All Began: The State Of Ethiopian Coffee

David Pohl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
David Pohl

Ethiopia is the birthplace of coffee, and you can still find it growing wild in the forests of Kaffa. Despite all of the stumbling blocks, consumers can expect some great Ethiopian coffees for 2011.

In 2011, Sustainability Will Force the De-Gendering of Business Leadership

Andrea Learned | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Andrea Learned

As we move into 2011, I predict that diverse organizations will have a huge advantage. And mastering the context of sustainable business will be the greatest leadership benchmark.